Hospital gave mother telephone number for breastfeeding help

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) Report

New York State, 2009

Maternal Characteristics Respondents Estimated Population Affected Prevalence (%) 95% C.I.
Total 1,878 141,986 77.2 74.8 - 79.6
Race/Ethnicity
Non-Hispanic White 801 72,228 84.4 81.3 - 87.5
Non-Hispanic Black 313 19,909 76.8 70.6 - 83.0
Non-Hispanic Other 237 14,769 75.2 68.3 - 82.1
Hispanic 527 35,080 66.4 61.3 - 71.5
Maternal Age
Less than 20 years old 104 7,149 65.3 53.5 - 77.1
20-24 years old 333 26,772 73.5 67.6 - 79.4
25-34 years old 1,024 80,780 79.0 75.9 - 82.0
35 years old or more 417 27,284 79.5 74.4 - 84.5
Education
Less than high school 304 20,160 63.8 56.9 - 70.8
High school graduate 393 30,219 72.3 66.7 - 77.9
More than high school 1,174 91,087 82.8 80.1 - 85.4
Marital Status
Married 1,131 90,768 81.0 78.2 - 83.8
Not Married 747 51,218 71.2 67.0 - 75.4
Medicaid Status
Not on Medicaid 1,100 86,638 81.2 78.4 - 84.1
On Medicaid 778 55,348 71.6 67.6 - 75.7

This report excludes respondents who never breastfed their baby and respondents whose baby was not born in the hospital

Detailed definition of indicator

Technical Notes

  • Respondents - The number of mothers who responded to this question.
  • Estimated Population Affected - Number of mothers/infants with characteristic or condition.